Announcement'Five Years of Crisis - Five Years of Striving for New Life' 2016 World Refugee Day event
15.06.2016
''Five Years of Crisis - Five Years of Striving for New Life' 2016 World Refugee Day event
 
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and Oxfam in Armenia would like to invite you for ‘’Five Years of Crisis - Five Years of Striving for New Life’’ event organised in commemoration of World Refugee Day marked on 20 June each year, and in the frame of UNHCR We stand together #WithRefugees campaign (we hope you have signed the petition via: http://www.unhcr.org/refugeeday/), and Make dove hands. Stand #withSyria campaign by Oxfam International.
 
The event will be held this Saturday, 18 June, from 11:00 to 18:00 hrs., at Ararat hall of Marriott Armenia Hotel in Yerevan. Attached is the invitation which we hope you can accept and join us for the event comprising:
 
11:00 – 18:00 (ongoing)
Handicraft sale by displaced Syrian entrepreneurs combined with refugee thematic photo exhibition
 
12:30 – 13:00
Welcoming remarks by the Ministry of Diaspora, UNHCR and OXFAM
 
13:00 – 13:30
Five years of Syria crisis - commemorative candle lighting ceremony to pay tribute to refugees, followed by performances of UNHCR Armenia National Supporter, Armenian singer, Zaruhi Babayan, and the children of her Song Studio  
 
13:30 – 14:00
UNHCR book launch for ‘’Crossroads’’ - refugee stories
Welcoming remarks by UNHCR, the authors of the book, Yelena Aslanyan, Levon Lachikyan; photographer, Ghadah Alrawi, and displaced Syrians
 
14:00 – 15:30
Concert programme by talented Syrian musicians: Rena De, Raffi Kantarjian, Tsoler Karagulian 
 
15:30 – 16:30
Défilé -’Shadoyan Fasjion’’ - kids collection by Kevork Shadoyan, fashion designer, Syria
 
16:30 – 17:45
Ongoing craft sale and photo exhibition
 
17:45 – 18:00
Closure of the event
 
For pass, please use printed official invitation
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